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Morning Session - Afghanistan Conference 2020
24 Nov 2020 -  Morning Session
Chaired by:
H.E. Pekka Haavisto, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland
H.E. Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Ms. Deborah Lyons, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the UN for Afghanistan

Opening
Welcome by the United Nations:
• H.E. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations at Geneva
Opening remarks:
• H.E. Pekka Haavisto, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland
• H.E. Mohammad Haneef Atmar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
• H.E. Abdul Hadi Arghandehwal, Minister of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
• H.E. Deborah Lyons, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations
• H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
• H.E. Ignazio Cassis, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation

Keynote addresses:
• H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
• H.E. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Bilateral Statements - Statements by representatives of partner governments and organisations
European Union - H.E. Ms. Jutta Urpilainen, Member of the European Commission, International Partnerships
Japan - H.E. Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan
UK - H.E. Mr. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for South Asia and the Commonwealth at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Canada - The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development of Canada
Netherlands - H.E. Ms. Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands
Denmark - H.E. Mr. Jeppe Kofod, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Norway - H.E. Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
Sweden - H.E. Mr. Peter Eriksson, Minister for International Development Cooperation of Sweden
Italy - H.E. Ms. Emanuela Del Re, Minister for International Cooperation and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy
Australia - H.E. Mr. Ian Biggs, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan of Australia
India - H.E. Mr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India
Pakistan - H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Russia - H.E. Mr. Sergey V. Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Iran - H.E. Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Turkmenistan - H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan - H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan
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